Aspire Leaderboard June 19

Ryo Yamashita Recycled Eyewear

Ryo Yamashita Recycled Artistic Eyewear. In 2010 Hoya Vision and Ryo Yamashita put on an exhibition to combine art and ecology by reusing waste lenses and iron....
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TEFtalk – Rédélé Eyewear

At the Bold Optical Fair, TEF Magazine had a TEFtalk interview with Stefano Vanin from Rédélé Eyewear, talking about their political drive to create independent eyewear...

America Recycles Day: 12 Ways To Recycle Optical Lenses

November 15th is America Recycles Day. A Day in which to bring attention and motivate people to recycle. Eyecare professionals are in a unique...

100+ Eyewear Companies Giving Back

We did our Annual Vision Charity listing. Did you know that many eyewear and sunwear companies both wholesale and online participate in give back...

Shady Sculptures Made With Trash Toys

You gotta love this. Artist Freya Jobbins made these sculptures from cast off toys. If you look closely, it's mainly doll parts, plastic solders....

44 Eyeglasses Made From Reclaimed Trees

To celebrate Arbor Day, we put together eyewear made from salvaged-recycled or reclaimed wood and trees throughout the world. Wood-Trees is one of the easiest...

Martijn De Krijger Reuses Eyeglasses To Make Art

Over the years, we have tried to feature artists that take old eyeglasses and lenses and reuse to create art. Our new find this...

Fashion Jewelry Made With Recycled Optical Lenses

This came to us via Bead Arts- it's an interesting idea for the craftsperson to reuse and recycle optical lenses.  I like how they...

Rolf Spectacles – 3d printed titanium eyewear

Creating eco-friendly eyewear isn't just not using plastics. It is a way of looking at the total cycle of a product, and trying to...

Cool Christmas Gifts: Reuse Spectacles Make A Necklace

As many of you know, I am big into reusing eyewear and just in case you think this might be dumb, but this spectacle...

Top 24 Ways To Re-Use Contact Lens Cases

Thousands of contact lens cases are thrown away every year, landing up in landfills. While small and seemingly not taking up too much space,...

Recycled Eyeglass Brooches- An Opportunity

What do you do with all of those old lenses? Donate to Lions Club is definitely the first thing, but many are unusable. Jewelry...

Re-Use Eyewear- Make Animal Art

From Margherita Marchioni an artist who salvages materials and upcycles them into art called Materiamorfosi. Love the reused eyeglasses made into animal sculptures

Philanthropic Eyewear Companies

Business changes fast especially in the Charitable Giving arena. To commit oneself to a socially responsible business is not easy to do on a...

Eyecare Non Toxic Options For Lens Cleaners

As the consumer is seeking more non-toxic options and alternatives to their allergies and asthma issues, Nanofilm released an Eco Friendly Lens Cleaner,, Clarity...

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